However given the volume of fraud and revenue leakage
in the industry, the function should also have broader visibility at the very top of the organization.
Figures released by Ofwat yesterday for the year to March show that the actual leakage
at Wrexham-based Dee Valley for 2006/07 was 10.
We recognise that Severn Trent Water faces other more immediate priories in dealing with the aftermath of recent floods, but it must not lose sight of the work that it needs to carry out to control leakage
When the company took over from the three regional boards in 2001/2, leakage
Simon Boyland, supply and demand manager for United Utilities, said: "This is good news for our customers and good news for the environment - it shows that the huge efforts we have been making to reduce leakage
are paying off.
Most of these models, however, treat distributed air leakage
in an ad hoc manner: it is either ignored, specified a priori, or estimated a posteriori using guidelines based on limited measurements (Tate 2002).
They must get on top of their leakage
problems, otherwise they will find it hard to give a lead to consumers on water efficiency.
The most recent figures showed reported leakage
for the industry was about 3,650 million litres a day - but said the majority of companies had met their economic leakage
Women experiencing 14 or more leakage
episodes per week at
In view of the public complaints the decision is taken to repair the leakages
on the directives of Managing Director KW and SB Misbahuddin Fareed.
The rate of air leakage
can depend on several factors including the effective leakage
area, locations of the leakage
paths, air pressure difference between the containment system and the data center room, rack heat load and associated server airflow rates, as well as on the length, width, and height of cold and hot aisles.
It is noteworthy that the National Water Company has been successful in tackling more than 35,600 cases of water pipe breaks, and leakages
in Riyadh, Jeddah, Makkah and Taif since the beginning of this year.